CANCELLED – Bolton Valley Celebration, Sunday, March 15

The 7th annual Bolton Valley Celebration that was to be held at the Bolton Backcountry and Nordic Sports Center on Sunday, March 15 has been cancelled due to concerns over COVID-19.

Trip reports for March 2020 (updated 3/8/2020)

3/8/2020 – Laraway
We met at 8:30 at the Cambridge park & ride the morning after the switch to DST, making it feel particularly early. Continue reading

Overnight camping? – The Case for Bear Canisters

There have been an increasing number of bear encounters on the Long Trail in Vermont in recent years. Continue reading

POSTPONED: Taylor Series: Day Hiking and Other Adventures in Newfoundland, Canada

The talk scheduled for February 27 has been postponed due to snow. The new date was changing, but we think it is now settled as April 2. Continue reading

Trip reports for February 2020 (last updated 3/8/2020)

2/29/2020 – Leap Day Hike to Spruce Ledge Camp
Well, this trip didn’t go exactly as planned. Continue reading

Trip reports for January 2020 (last updated 1/27/2020)

1/20/2020 – Burnt Rock
Two carpooled from Richmond Park and Ride, meeting the other two of us at the Hedgehog Brook trailhead in Fayston. Continue reading

Bolton Lodge Potluck held January 26th

Folks from the Burlington GMC gathered at Bolton Lodge on January 26 for the (new) traditional post-annual meeting pot luck and oyster stew.
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GMC Burlington Annual Meeting was held January 18

GMC Burlington Section Annual Meeting was held at the Faith United Methodist Church in South Burlington on Saturday Evening, January 18th. Continue reading

Trip reports December 2019 (last updated 1/5/2020)

12/29/2019 – Mt. Abe
After gathering at various collection points for some carpooling, 13 of us assembled at the Battell Trail trailhead. Continue reading

Trip reports November 2019 (last updated 12/1/2019)

Saturday 11/23/19 – Camel’s Hump Monroe trail to Beaver Pond.
This is a moderate hike with over easy grades along the forested Monroe Trail. Continue reading

Trip reports October 2019 (last updated 10/31/2019)

10/26/2019 – Beane Trail to App Gap

Seven of us met at Richmond Park and Ride and took 2 cars to the trailhead on Carse Road. Continue reading

Trip reports September 2019 (last updated 10/5/2019 with Stowe Pinnacle outing)

9/28/2019 – Smugglers Notch to Vt 15
Three of us met at the Cambridge park & ride at 8:30 and drove to the VT 15 Long Trail crossing, where we met the last two, then took a single car to the top of VT 108.  Continue reading